The National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand (also known as NIT Uttarakhand or NITUK) is a public technical university in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was founded in 2009, as one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India, and is recognized as an Institute of National Importance. It admitted its first batch of students in 2010-11.
The temporary campus is located in Govt. ITI, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, Pauri Garhwal district. Srinagar Garhwal is 105 kilometres (65 mi) from Rishikesh on National Highway 58 leading to Badrinath. Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railway station. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport,near Haridwar 125 kilometres (78 mi) from Srinagar.Now NITUK campus is shifted to MNIT jaipur.
Motto: अभ्यासाध्यरयेतः विद्या Abhyasadhyarayetah Vidya
Motto in English: Knowledge is maintained through Practice and Hardship
Type: Public Technical University
Chairman: Director Prof. Shyam Lal Soni
Location: Srinagar, Uttarakhand, India
NIT Uttarakhand Admissions
Since 2013, the Bachelor of Technology admissions for Indian students were taken through JEE Main The B. Tech admissions for foreign students are done through Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme.
For admissions to M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. programs, one has to qualify GATE exam & then has to undergo CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. Admissions).
NIT Uttarakhand Academics
The university offers degrees in Sciences & Humanities (2010), Computer Science engineering (2010), Electrical and Electronic engineering (2010), Electronics and Communication Engineering (2010), Mechanical Engineering (2012) and Civil Engineering (2013).
NIT Uttarakhand Campus
The Institute is currently operating in 2 temporary campuses. The permanent campus is yet to be built at Sumari, Uttarakhand. The old temporary campus is situated at Srinagar, Uttarakhand. The new temporary campus is situated at Jaipur, Rajasthan along with Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, as a consequence of protests by students of the Institute.
NIT Uttarakhand Student Life
The annual technocultural festival "Cliffesto", previously called "PRODAYA", is generally held in February.
Other cultural activities include Fresher's Night (Pravartak), Institute Gathering (SPARK), and departmental gatherings
Departments also hold workshops, guest lectures, various competitions, and SAE participation.
Sports facilities include cricket, volleyball, badminton, basketball, table tennis, football, poker, kabbadi, and carrom. The Institute has purchased five set of skis and accessories, for students wishing to go to Auli for skiing in February.
The Institute has also purchased two rafts and two kayaks for rafting in the Alaknanda River at Srinagar under certified experts' supervision.
The institute also has a gymnasium, music club, theater workshop, photography club, quizzing and awareness club, literary society club, drama club, astronomy club, verbatim-the speakers club and robotics club.
National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand Placements
The 2015 second batch of students from the Institute got a large fraction[quantify] of the students placed. Students got placement offers from companies including the NSE, Ramco Systems, Venera, Infosys, Mu Sigma and Nucleus Software Exports, and organisations including CodeChef and the DRDO also visited the campus. The campus is located in a remote campus which is a temporary location so the companies face difficulty. Most of the companies that come to this college are for the computer science branch, although core branch student also got placed but in less number.